A remote administration utility which bypasses normal security mechanisms to secretly control a program, computer or network.
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Backdoor:W32/SdBot.CNG is a backdoor program that can be controlled by an attacker through an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channel. The program itself is usually sized around 28 to 55 kB.
SdBot.CNG is propagated through multiple vectors:
During installation, SdBot.CNG creates a copy of itself in one of these folders:
While active, the backdoor has the following functionalities:
SdBot.CNG is also able to detect applications or services such as VMware, Nepenthes, sandboxes and honeypots.
The backdoor program creates on of the following Registry keys in order to automatically execute the copy of itself saved in the Windows directory:
It also creates the following Autorun.inf to facilitate its propagation on removal media such as USB thumb drives: